Early research hydrofoil watercraft developed by the scientist Alexander Graham Bell.- HD-4
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Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.
On returning to Bell's large laboratory at his Beinn Bhreagh estate near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, they experimented with a number of designs, culminating in Bell's HD-4.
Officially recognised fastest speed achieved by a water-borne vehicle, irrespective of propulsion method.
In 1919, with Baldwin piloting their HD-4 hydrofoil, a new world water speed record of 70.86 mi/h was set on Bras d'Or Lake at Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
Hydrofoil and aviation pioneer and partner of the famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
While the project was temporarily shelved, in 1919 Baldwin built the HD-4 hydrofoil that set a world water speed record of 70.86 mph on Bras d'Or Lake.
Name of the former estate of Alexander Graham Bell, in Victoria County, Nova Scotia.
Some of his most notable accomplishments at Beinn Bhreagh included the first manned flight of an airplane in the British Commonwealth (by the AEA Silver Dart) in 1909, plus the HD-4, a hydrofoil boat designed by Frederick Walker Baldwin and Bell, and built at Beinn Bhreagh.
Scottish-born inventor, scientist and engineer who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.
The experimental boats were essentially proof-of-concept prototypes that culminated in the more substantial HD-4, powered by Renault engines.
Boatbuilding facility which operated as part of Alexander Graham Bell's laboratories in Baddeck, Nova Scotia from 1885 to 1928.
In order to build the experiments labelled HD 1, HD 2, HD 3, and HD 4, (HD standing for Hydrodrome) Dr. Bell and Casey used the laboratories and staff to construct the various pieces needed.
That served in the British Royal Navy.
In September 1921, Patriot assisted Alexander Graham Bell's hydrofoil research by towing his high speed experimental hydrofoil HD-4.
Canadian-born American pediatrician, and a granddaughter and secretary to the scientist and telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
As a secretary and note taker to the scientist she took dictation as he explored genetics, genealogy, telecommunications and marine architecture in the form of the world's fastest boat, the HD-4, a hydrofoil propelled by two of the most powerful aircraft engines and propellers then available.
Timeline of transportation technology and technological developments in the culture of transportation.
1919 - HD-4 first hydroplane launched by Alexander Graham Bell.